So. Today is my first day as a freelance comic keeping operative once more, with ROK Comics behind me and several projects in the works.
I’m excited but nervous. It’s been a fraught few weeks in the run up to this step back into the unknown, but I think, overall, it was for the best. The projects I’m working on now – which include developing this site into new areas, promoting the Lakes International Comic Art Festival and working with B7 Media on the new Dan Dare audio adventures – offer many challenges, but I’m more aware of the potential pitfalls to the freelance life than, perhaps, I was in the past. We’ll see.
I’d like to thank all the readers of downthetubes, old and new, for their continued support, and friends and business partners for their backing.
It’s going to be a challenge. But that’s what keeps us alive, yes?
See you in the funny papers.
1st March 2016
• Find out more about my past projects here
Featured Art Information
• Based in Central Hawke’s Bay, the Death’s Head versus Death’s Head art above is the work of illustrator and designer Chris Holmes, which he freely acknowledges is a homage in itself to the Batman meme image inspired by a panel from World’s Finest #153.